Pollicipes

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Pollicipes
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Pollicipes pollicipes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Maxillopoda
Infraclass: Cirripedia
Order: Pedunculata
Family: Pollicipedidae
Genus: Pollicipes
Leach, 1817 [1]
Species [2][3]

Pollicipes is a genus of goose barnacles, first described by William Elford Leach in 1817. It comprises four species of marine suspension-feeders.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pollicipes Leach, 1817". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Benny K. K. Chan (2011). "Pollicipes Leach, 1817". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Pollicipes". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ Benny K. K. Chan (2011). "Pollicipes Leach, 1817". MarBEF Data System. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 

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